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I have a freezer chest that won't freeze, you can hear the motor running, but it won't get cold, any suggestions??

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Is the compressor motor running. It's around back underneath behind the cardboard cover. If no check starter/overload relay.
Check to see if the condenser fan at the back underneath near the compressor is running. If no check fan.

Are the condenser coils near there warm or room temp. should be warm

Cut everything off for a few minutes then turn it back on and listen for a click from the compressor relay as the compressor tries to start.
How to check stuff>
http://www.acmehowto.com/howto/appliance/refrigerator/refrigerator.php

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